12 Tips for Planning A Trip With Friends

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I’m a huge fan of planning. The idea of color-coded Google Sheets makes me swoon and having a printed out list of places to visit is incredibly exciting. That being said, not everyone is like that and most friend groups are not made up of people like that (it’d probably be a little too much if everyone had the same Type A personality).

Detailed plans or not, traveling with friends is always a great experience. Though the experience is great, the actual planning can oftentimes be a lot more stressful than planning a solo trip or a trip with family. Here are some tips for planning a trip with friends that will help you minimize stress and maximize fun.

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My New York Fashion Week Experience

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So I went to a show at New York Fashion Week. I’m still in shock. Granted, I wasn’t quite esteemed enough to have a seat, but I did get to attend an incredible fashion show as press. I’d stand in heels for an hour any day if it meant getting to witness the magic of a runway.

I attended the Sherri Hill Fall 2017 show and if her name sounds familiar it’s because you most definitely drooled over her gowns when you were shopping for prom. My prom Pinterest board was flooded with Sherri Hill’s dresses and although I couldn’t quite splurge, I was happy to be fawning over them. Even now, as a college student who can even less so afford the dresses, I’m still just as happy to be admiring them.

I covered the event for a media company and was lucky enough to bring along my main blog photographer (and best friend!). Everything in the show looked incredibly dazzling and sparkly and I was almost blinded. Aside from death and taxes, one thing in life is sure: Nothing sparkles quite like a Sherri Hill gown under spotlights. 

Now, I’m not sure if this applies to every show at NYFW but this is what I learned from this particular experience.

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8 Mistakes To Avoid When Choosing A College

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Not to stress you out or anything, but choosing a college is one of the biggest decisions you’ll ever make in your life. Haha, kidding, you’re probably super stressed anyway and I’m not the first (or even tenth) person to tell you that.

When it comes to choosing a college, a lot of people advise you on things to look for but will neglect to tell you what not to look for. I don’t know if it’s adults attempting to grant their young adult children independence or if everyone’s too prone to sugarcoating things, but I’m not your mom. Unless my unborn future offspring are reading this, then hello. I’m your mom and you should come talk to me instead of reading this. I digress.

Here’s what a lot of people are probably too kind to tell you although this is probably what you need to read. Here are mistakes to avoid when choosing a college. While I can’t make your decision for you (you definitely wouldn’t want me to anyway), I can help you in your decision making process.

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8 Ways To Get The Most Out of College

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Now that you’re effectively getting the most out of your classes (because you’re a bad ass who already read my post on that and if you’re not you’re going to read it right now) it’s time to take a step back and examine the experience.

Experiences are what life is all about and if you’re going to be spending four years of your life in college, it ought to be an experience.

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